Janetta M. Coleman, MS, LSW, CMP

Biography

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Janetta M. Colman, President of Montrell Partnerships LLC and Genesis Mediation LLC is a licensed Social Worker with 25 years of experience in child welfare.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a Master’s of Science.  She has served on various boards within the community such as the Indiana Association on Adoption Child Care Services, Nina Mason Pulliam Scholars Program at Ivy Tech College, Secretary of the Indiana Association of Mediators, Region 7 Representative for the National Association of Social Workers for Indiana, and Chair of the Education Committee for Meeting Planners International, Indiana Chapter.  She was a Task Instructor for Indiana University School of Social Work, and worked as adjunct Professor at Ivy Tech College and is a former Miss Indiana USA Pageant Delegate of 1999.

 

As an entrepreneur she addresses the needs of children and families by planning various statewide conference for the Indiana Department for the Indiana Department of Child Services, providing project management for healthy and human service initiatives, and mediation services as an alternative to adversarial court battles between co-parents.  Her personal and business goals are to be a connector of resources, a conduit for change, and mentor others.

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SURVIVING FOSTER CARE:  A Journey of Self-Discovery

Surviving Foster Care:  A Journey of Self-Discovery is a journey of healing, empowerment, and inspiration.  Individuals in foster care, and professionals who work within child welfare, will find tools and tactics to give strength and perseverance in place of trauma. This book will help provide a pathway for those who have experienced foster care to answer questions, discover purpose, and reignite life with a renewed spirit.